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The Flying Windmill (An Andy Lane Story)

By: "Adams, Eustace L. "

Price: $10.95

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Seller ID: 7-NT003

Condition: FAIR

"READING COPY. Tight, age tanned pages, age soiled exterior, square. Cloth covers are still basically blue with orange title and black design but spine has faded to grey and is frayed on top and bottom edges. Corners are worn down to board. 1930 gift inscription inside front cover and lending library stamp inside back cover. Less common title from the series of flying adventure stories. (#8 of 12 Andy Lane adventures). 211 pages (ad pages have been removed). 5.25x7.75x1"" vintage boys series. " View more info

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The Jedera Adventure

By: "Alexander, Lloyd"

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Yearling:

Seller ID: 9780440402954

ISBN: 0440402956

Condition: GOOD

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Eddie Dickens Trilogy

By: "Ardagh, Philip"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780439537605

ISBN: 0439537606

Condition: GOOD

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By: "Avi,"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780027077612

ISBN: 0027077616

Condition: GOOD

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Lostman's River

By: "Defelice, Cynthia"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: HarperCollins:

Seller ID: 9780380723966

ISBN: 0380723964

Condition: GOOD

Danger Stalks the SwamplandLostman's River is home to Tyler MacCauley and his family, just as it is to thousands of birds and other wildlife that share Nature's piece of the Earth.But greed and profit have brought great danger into the swampland. And when Tyler and his family dare to trust a stranger, they find out, to their horror, that they have jeopardized not only the land and all who live there, but their own future as well. View more info

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MVP: Magellan Voyage Project

By: "Evans, Douglas"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Front Street:

Seller ID: 9781590786253

ISBN: 1590786254

Condition: GOOD

Every kid's dream is to be named Most Valuable Player. But how many ever dream that the game is a race around the world (no flying allowed) in just forty days? That's the challenge Adam faces in the Great Global Game. As the player for the Magellan Voyage Project, he competes against others for a four-million-dollar prize Trackers with blowguns and a nefarious baron don't make things easy. View more info

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Lost on a Mountain in Maine

By: "Fendler, Donn"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: HarperCollins:

Seller ID: 9780688115739

ISBN: 068811573X

Condition: GOOD

All he had was hope.When twelve-year-old Donn Fendler gets tired of waiting for his father and brothers to join him on the summit of Maine's highest peak, he decides to find his own way back to camp. But Donn doesn't expect a fast-moving fog to obscure his path, knocking him completely off course. He doesn't count on falling down an embankment that hides him from sight. And he never could have imagined taking a wrong turn that leaves him alone to wander aimlessly for nearly two weeks in the empty mountain wilderness.A true and inspiring story about a boy's harrowing journey through na... View more info

"My Side of the Mountain, On the Far Side of the Mountain, Frightful's Mountain (3 books)"

By: "George, Jean Craighead"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: 1990s

Seller ID: 12KS02

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Slight curl and light shelfwear. All 3 books of the series beginning with Sam Gridley's leaving New York to lead a simpler life in the Catskill Mountain Wilderness, using his ingenuity and the resources of the land for his survival, with his falcon, Frightful." View more info

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The Summer of the Falcon (Harper Trophy Books)

By: "George, Jean Craighead"

Price: $2.45

Publisher: HarperCollins:

Seller ID: 9780064400954

ISBN: 0064400956

Condition: GOOD

A sensitive young girl grows into womanhood as she trains a falcon during three summers in the country. 'The interrelatedness of nature is a thread that binds the book together and gives it depth. This is one of the best portraits of female adolescence in our literature.' --SLJ. View more info

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Julie of the Wolves (HarperClassics)

By: "George, Jean Craighead"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: HarperCollins:

Seller ID: 9780064400589

ISBN: 0064400581

Condition: GOOD

Lost on the TundraTo her small Eskimo village, she is known as Miyax; to her friend in San Francisco, she is Julie. When the village is no longer safe for her, Miyax runs away. But she soon finds herself lost in the Alaskan wilderness, without food, without even a compass to guide her.Slowly she is accepted by a pack of Arctic wolves, Mid she grows to love them as though they were family. With their help, and drawing on her father's teachings, Miyax struggles day by clay to survive. But the time comes when she must leave the wilderness and choose between the old ways an(] the new. Whi... View more info

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Water Sky

By: "George, Jean Craighead"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: HarperTeen:

Seller ID: 9780064402026

ISBN: 0064402029

Condition: GOOD

"Nukik Lincoln gasped, his skin tingling. Could this be happening Had he just seen a whale with a white tail? Was it now going to give itself to him, as Vincent had said?Lincoln still could not believe it. He had had only one thing in mind when he made the long trip from Massachusetts to Barrow, Alaska, and that was to find his Uncle Jack. He thought Vincent Ologak, an Eskimo whaling captain, could tell him where to find him, for Vincent was the man Uncle Jack had planned to see when he went to Alaska to help save the bowhead whale from extinction.But Vincent Ologak cannot or will n... View more info

Hunter in The Dark

By: "Hughes, Monica"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1985

Edition: (1st UK edition)

Seller ID: 6-8T002

ISBN: 086203230X

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for 3 pages with bumped corner. Unclipped dust jacket. ""a boy who had everything…suddenly passes out while playing in a school basketball game…very ill, with a disease that not even his parents will talk about"" After ""painful and humiliating treatments, endless hospital stays, and awkward reactions of friends and family...he remembers his dream of going into the bush..."" 131 pages." View more info

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Escaping the Giant Wave

By: "Kehret, Peg"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Aladdin:

Seller ID: 9780689852732

ISBN: 0689852738

Condition: GOOD

The worst vacation ever Thirteen-year old Kyle thought spending a vacation on the Oregon coast with his family would be great. He'd never flown before, and he'd never seen the Pacific Ocean. Kyle's perfect vacation becomes a nightmare while he's babysitting his sister, BeeBee. An earthquake hits the coast and starts afire in their hotel. While fighting their way through smoke and flame, Kyle remembers seeing a sign at the beach that said after an earthquake everyone should go uphill and inland, as far from the ocean as possible. Tsunamis, giant waves that often follow earthquakes, c... View more info

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Everest: The Summit (#1); The Contest (#2); The Climb (#3)

By: "Korman, Gordon"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, ©2002

Seller ID: 02T049

ISBN: 0439411378

Condition: FINE

"As new except for owner's name inside front cover on books 2&3. ""who will be the youngest person ever to climb Mt. Everest… Four kids are on a quest to reach the top…"" @ 140 pages each. " View more info

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"Shipwreck (Island, Book 1)"

By: "Korman, Gordon"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Scholastic:

Seller ID: 9780439164566

ISBN: 0439164567

Condition: GOOD

Six kids. One fate.They didn't want to be on the boat in the first place. They were sent there as a character-building experience. But now that the adults are gone, the quest for survival has begun. View more info

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Pippi in the South Seas (Pippi Longstocking)

By: "Lindgren, Astrid"

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Puffin:

Seller ID: 9780140309584

ISBN: 0140309586

Condition: GOOD

"Any reappearance of the irrepressible Pippi Longstocking is cause for celebration. This installment is no exception." -"The New York Times" View more info

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Pippi Goes on Board (Pippi Longstocking)

By: "Lindgren, Astrid"

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Puffin:

Seller ID: 9780140309591

ISBN: 0140309594

Condition: GOOD

Outrageous Pippi Longstocking has no parents around and no rules to follow, so she lives according to her own daredevilish ways. She's been treating her friends Tommy and Annika to wild adventures, too--like buying and eating seventy-two pounds of candy, or sailing off to an island in the middle of a lake to see what it's like to be shipwrecked. But then Pippi's long lost father returns, and she might have to leave Villa Villekulla From the Hans Christian Andersen Medal-winning author of the classic" P"ippi Longstocking," " this is another rollicking adventure that's sure to please fans ... View more info

Pippi on the Run

By: "Lindgren, Astrid"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Scholastic:

Seller ID: 9780590129305

ISBN: 0590129309

Condition: GOOD

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Thunder Cave

By: "Smith, Roland"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion:

Seller ID: 9780786811595

ISBN: 0786811595

Condition: GOOD

When Jacob fulfills a promise to his grandfather, Taw, and travels with him back to the Hopi reservation where he was born, he gets a lot more than a quiet trip to the desert. He quickly discovers that the Hopi on the reservation are divided over a lobo, a Mexican wolf, that people say is hunting on the reservation. There are some who want to kill the lobo, and others who are angry enough to kill anyone who gets in the way. The lobo is an endangered species, thought to have disappeared from New Mexico all together. Jake knows that if the lobo does exist, he must do everything in his power to h... View more info

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Zach's Lie

By: "Smith, Roland"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion:

Seller ID: 9780786814404

ISBN: 0786814403

Condition: GOOD

Jack Osborne's life changes forever the night men in masks break into his house, threaten Jack and his family, and ransack their home. Jack then discovers the reason these men have come into their lives-his father has been arrested for drug trafficking. Jack, his mother, and his sister are then forced to enter Witness Security Program. Jack becomes "Zach" and moves to Elko, Nevada, a town in the middle of nowhere. There he meets Sam, the strangest school custodian he has ever encountered, and Catalin, a girl who might make Zach's uprooting worth the trouble. But just as Zach finally begins to ... View more info